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I just purchased two Flag Fish that are about an inch and a half in length. I was told that they would be fine in my tank which currently houses 3 Parrots, 4 Rainbow Cichlids, 2 Silver Dollars, 2 Plecos, and 3 Gouramis oh and how can I forget my 7 inch Tinfoil Barb!. Anyway one didnt make it overnight! There is no sign of this fish in my tank and he didnt jump out because there wasnt a dried up fish on my basement floor this morning so I can only believe that he was eaten! I feel like he was killed then eaten. But who is the culprit?
After 4 days of non stop chasing all the other fish in my tank and no sign of eggs I had no choice but to take my male parrot back to the pet store. I really felt that not only were all my other fish being abused but the parrot himself just couldnt be happy. For a good five days he relentlessly chased all my other fish trying to protect a nest that had no eggs and was abandonded by the female. He lookes so stressed out and I just couldnt watch anymore so I returned him to the pet store. He is now in a 200 gl.
I have four parrots for well over a year now and finally I know that I have at least one male and one female! They have coupled off built a nest and are doing everything that a couple thats trying to have babies together would do. The female has this long white egg laying tube coming out from right behind her anus. She is swimming upside down in "their" cave and it looks like shes sticking the eggs to the roof of the cave, then the male follows her swimming upside down and it appears that he is trying to fertilize the eggs.
I got myfirst BP a 2 months ago, bruno. He is in a 20 gallontan by himselfbut ifelt like he was lonley. So i deicded to start researching tank mates. I eventually decided on another BPwent topetsmart, asked if i needed bigger tank, they said eventuallybut not now. Got my new fish, named him gimli. Like 2 days after i put gimli inthe tank, Bruno lays eggs!!! oh and about 12hrs after beingin the tank Gimli starts developing black spots, like a lot of them, morethan bruno ever did i got worried so i started doing a LOT of research. but i just wanted your opinons about everything.
.. they were about 10+ years old and were about as big as your fist.. went outa the country for project, and left them in the care of a neighbor and - came home to find that all had perished - (I failed to properly monitor the PH it turns out - heartbreaker..) have now replaced with 9 3-4" young parrots, and about 8 clown loaches (which i also love) along with a few catfish - all in a set-up 90 gallon bowfront tank, which sits across from my desk.. feels great to have parrots back - I've had them for about 20 years.. coolest fish on the block IMHO..
My 15 y/o parrot (Leo) is doing headstands. Will swim horizontal, but doing ALOT of vertical swimming. Eating fine, but this is new and odd behavior for him. Maybe he's got buried treasure?
My parrots lose color, don't eat and just lay on the bottom of the tank for 3-4 days each month it seems like. When I do partial water changes every other week they come right back to life, eat like vaccums, bright orange color and very active. my water parameters are good and i keep regular water change schedule. I have a 55gal tank with 2 parrots, 2 angels, 1 featherfin catfish and 3 small dwarf red guaramies. Is the tank big enough? I feed them sinking cichlid pellets, blood worms, and flake. Any ideas?
Help, my cichlids are turning pale and lathargic. I have two rp cichlidsin a 29 gallon tank, dont lecture me, I know I need a bigger tank, not here to hear the bs, my rp is just laying there, eats sometimes, but for the most part it just lies there looking pale. 29 gallon tank, I know!!! 2 rp cichlids, but babies, 3 corey cats n a pkeco, 0 Ammonia, ph 7.8 to 8, temp 82.5, I put live plants in the tank, are there some live plants they dont like? Could make them sick? Water wisteria and mondo grass, something like that, help, before they die